Democratic Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin

Republican Billionaires Are Donating to Manchin and Sinema

Some GOP megadonors made their first and only Democratic donations as the two senators worked to undermine the reconciliation bill.

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Natural Resources Chairman Hires Oil Lobbyist as Chief of Staff

Westerman's new chief of staff formerly lobbied for oil and gas companies including Chevron and Taylor Energy.

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Gallego Opposes Progressives on Cutting Pentagon Budget

In repeated votes, Gallego has sided against amendments from his Progressive Caucus colleagues that would have reduced the Department of Defense budget by 10%.

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Apple Spent Record Amount on Lobbying as it Fought Antitrust Legislation

The company topped off its record lobbying year with a record fourth quarter.